Transportation

Implementing Your Trucking Company Business Plan

The most difficult step in starting a trucking company is often first step – getting started. The best business plan is useless unless you put it into action and start implementing it. However, this step can be difficult for many first-time trucking entrepreneurs. This article helps you take on the four most difficult steps of implementing […]

List of Hot Shot Load Boards

Hot shot loads can be hard to come by but they have an important advantage over other loads. Given that they are time sensitive, hot shot loads allow you to charge a higher price and make a better profit. Load boards are usually not the best way to get trucking contracts because competition is high and truckers […]

List of Load Boards for Car Haulers

Most new truckers start their businesses by looking for loads online. This article provides a resource for your growing business. It lists load boards and dispatches that specialize in posting automotive loads. Keep in mind is that using load boards is not the most effective way to find trucking contracts and grow your business. While you can […]

43 Free Load Boards for Truckers

Many new truckers start their businesses by looking for loads on line. Load boards have advantages because they let you find loads quickly and effectively. It’s an easy way to get the business rolling. Since new truckers often have tight budgets, using a free service is a good way to get some loads and save some money. Most of […]

How to Get High-Paying Freight Loads

The most important job for any broker, owner-operator, or small fleet owner is finding the best-paying freight loads to haul. For many, this task is the most difficult part of owning a trucking company. Unfortunately, many truckers and owner-operators go out of business because they don’t know how to find good loads. (Note: we do […]

How to Find Trucking Contracts

One of the greatest challenges for new owner-operators and small fleet owners is finding loads. This task can be difficult and represents one of the most common reasons why many small trucking companies go out of business. Let me start by adjusting how you should think about this situation. You really shouldn’t be looking for loads. […]

Factoring for Owner-Operators

Most truckers become owner-operators because they want more money, and they want the freedom of running their own business. But, above all, they want the opportunity to grow and make a successful trucking company. Unfortunately, most owner-operators encounter problems because they don’t have enough money to run the business. They are caught off guard when they […]

Owner Operator Financing Options

Making the move from being a truck driver to being an owner-operator can be financially rewarding. However, it can also be very challenging. As a new business owner, you need to worry about things that your employer used to handle. One of your greatest challenges is finding a way to finance your new company. However, […]

What is a Trucking Load Board?

Load boards (also know as freight boards) are online matching systems that allow shippers and freight brokers to post loads. They also allow carriers to post their free equipment. These systems allow shippers and carriers to find each other and enter into agreements to move freight. Most trucking load boards are sophisticated and allow you […]

Are Load Boards Worth It For Truckers?

Unless they have a lot of contacts with direct shippers, most new owner-operators and small fleet owners get freight loads by using a trucking load board. However, many truckers are not sure if using a load board is actually a good deal – or is even worth it. The fact is that freight boards have their […]